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Recipe of Zeera Chicken

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Zeera Chicken
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  • Recipe Servings: 8
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Effortless, quick and just as delicious.


  • 1 chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp sabut zeera (cumin seeds)
  • 1 Tbsp zeera (cumin) powder
  • 1 Tbsp coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup of water
  • Garnishing:
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 2 onions sliced finely
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies

How to Make Zeera Chicken

  1. Heat the oil, when hot add the sabut zeera and stir for 1 minute.
  2. Then add the chicken, zeera powder, coriander powder, salt and pepper and mix well.
  3. Add 1 cup of water, cover and cook over medium heat stirring occasionally till the chicken is done.
  4. While the chicken is cooking, lightly saute the onions in a little oil till white, add the chopped coriander, green chili, mix well and remove from heat. Keep aside but do not cover.
  5. When the chicken is done, add the garnish, spoon onto the dish and serve with a nice hot roti.
Tags: CuminHealthy